Reports

Integration of Care: Perspectives of Regulated Health Professionals

One of four technical reports by research consultant Patricia Baranek about integration of care from the perspectives of home and community care providers in Ontario. The technical reports provide detailed analysis of the survey responses used to develop our 2011 report, Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Providers.  This technical report provides detailed More >

Summary Report: Integration of Care Perspectives of Home and Community Providers

One of four technical reports by research consultant Patricia Baranek for The Change Foundation about integration of care from the perspectives of home and community care providers in Ontario. The technical reports provide detailed analysis of the survey responses used to develop our 2011 report, Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Providers.  This More >

Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Care Coordinators

One of four technical reports by research consultant Patricia Baranek for The Change Foundation about integration of care from the perspectives of home and community care providers in Ontario. The technical reports provide detailed analysis of the survey responses used to develop our 2011 report, Integration of Care: Perspectives of Home and Community Providers.  This More >

Tools for Change: Symposium Report

Which funding methods best facilitate system-wide integration? This follow-up report to our Tools for Change Symposium in April 2010 summarizes the case studies, literature review, background papers and discussion on how funding incentives and levers can be used to integrate patient care in Ontario. While recognizing that leadership and culture are key levers, the report More >

What Do Surveys Suggest About Patient/Caregiver Experiences in Ontario?

This companion to The Change Foundation’s review of patient/client and caregiver surveys summarizes the findings of a dozen surveys and offers our observations: Patient/caregiver satisfaction with communication and coordination appears to decline as they move from hospital to community. Patient/caregiver satisfaction with their experience depends on their particular needs. Patients with more complex needs appear More >

Integrated Healthcare in England: An Update

To coincide with Baroness Barbara Young’s November 2010 Hot Talk on Health, the Foundation released an update to our May 2009 international case study on the National Health Service (NHS), Integrated Healthcare in England: Lessons for Ontario. The revised brief analyses the latest chapter in the NHS journey, assessing main UK change proposals and how More >

Review of Patient/Caregiver Experience Surveys

The Change Foundation produced a review of patient and provider surveys of individual and caregiver experiences with the healthcare system. Prepared by Brenda Tipper for The Change Foundation, the review looks at 24 surveys of patient or caregiver experiences in Ontario or, if national, with a presence in Ontario. What did we learn? That existing More >

Patient-Centred Care: An Introduction

A discussion paper prepared July 2009 by Change Foundation research advisor Steven Lewis for the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health, to frame the province’s Patient First Review. It was provided as background reading for The Change Foundation’s 3rd annual Meeting of the Minds exchange, Rethinking Health Services with Patients Top of Mind. Download “Patient-Centered Care”

Getting Past Yes—to Go

This report summarizes selected highlights from the 2009 Meeting of the Minds, First Things First: Fostering Accountable, Connected, Quality Primary Health Care, held in Toronto June 16-17, 2009. It also tracks some of the developments in primary care in Ontario since then and outlines options for change to improve the quality and accountability of primary More >

Federally-Qualified Health Centers: A US Case Study

In this case study, commissioned for our Tools for Change Symposium in April 2010, Joni M. Steinman of AUSMS Healthcare Consultants looks at the single largest national primary care network in the US. Known as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), these provider organizations offer an ever-expanding menu of primary, ancillary and specialty services. They are More >

WHAT’S BEING SAID

Our first case studies report which identifies and showcases leading patient, client, and family-centred pediatric practices around the province. Download a copy of the case studies here: bit.ly/2XzDNLf pic.twitter.com/f56sluKKHT